EPPO Global Database

Salvadora persica(SVDPE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SVDPE
  • Preferred name: Salvadora persica
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Southern Mediterranean, Western Asia (Yemen, Arabia), Africa (except centre and south). The roots are used as a toothbrush

Common names
Name Language
mustard tree English
tooth-brush tree English
siwak French
salvadorah paresit Hebrew
סַלְוָדוֹרָה פָּרְסִית Hebrew